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Chapter 544

< > Effective - 02 Jan 1979, see footnote bottom

  544.490.  What courts may accept recognizance. — Whenever any person shall be committed to jail on a warrant of commitment by any associate circuit judge for an offense for which he may be released as provided in section 544.455, the recognizance or other condition for release may be taken by a circuit judge or an associate circuit judge who has been specially assigned for such purpose, and in case of the absence of any such judge from the county, such recognizance or condition for release may be taken by any judge of the circuit court except a municipal judge.


(RSMo 1939 § 3885, A.L. 1945 p. 841, A.L. 1972 H.B. 1160, A.L. 1978 H.B. 1634)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3495; 1919 § 3840; 1909 § 5048

Effective 1-02-79


In habeas corpus, prisoner may be let to bail, amount fixed, 532.450, 532.480

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